17 things to do in Georgetown this April and May

The national traveling memorial, Remembering Our Fallen: Post 9/11 War on Terror Tribute, will be at Wolf Ranch Town Center. (Courtesy Wolf Ranch Town Center)
The national traveling memorial, Remembering Our Fallen: Post 9/11 War on Terror Tribute, will be at Wolf Ranch Town Center. (Courtesy Wolf Ranch Town Center)

The national traveling memorial, Remembering Our Fallen: Post 9/11 War on Terror Tribute, will be at Wolf Ranch Town Center. (Courtesy Wolf Ranch Town Center)

April


15 through May 9 | See city employees’ creative works

View the creative side of Georgetown city employees through their paintings, drawings, photographs, knitting, quilting and other forms of expression. The exhibit is located in the Georgetown Library Bridge & Hall Galleries. Times vary. Free. Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St., Georgetown. 512-930-3551. https://library.georgetown.org/events-calendar

April 15 through May 9 | The Black Women’s Epoch’

The Georgetown Art Center hosts the group art exhibit “The Black Women’s Epoch” by the We Here Collective. The exhibit explores Black femme history through a multimedia, intersectional lens and emphasizes the perspectives and stories of Black American women. Time varies. Free. Georgetown Art Center, 816 S. Main St., Georgetown. 512-930-2583. http://georgetownartcentertx.org

15 through June 13 | View the Georgetown Square in watercolor


The Georgetown Public Library hosts the “Rachel Hancock: Art with Heart Exhibit.” The collection is composed of watercolor paintings of every building in the Georgetown Square. Time varies. Free. Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St., Georgetown. 512-930-3551. https://library.georgetown.org/ events-calendar

16 | Get drawn as a digital caricature

As part of Southwestern University’s homecoming week celebrations, it will be hosting a virtual caricature event. In groups of six, friends and family can sign up for a Zoom call and have an online chat while watching an artist sketch each of their images. Space is limited to the first 100 participants. 7-8 p.m. Free. 512-863-6511. www.southwestern.edu/alumni/homecoming/schedule

16 | Play virtual flashback Bingo

Sing along to your favorites from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s while playing bingo. With a live comedian host, sing along to your favorite classic tunes while you mark off the artist on your bingo card. The first person to line up five in a row or get four corners wins. The event is part of Southwestern University’s homecoming week celebrations. 9-10 p.m. Free. 512-863-6511. www.southwestern.edu/alumni/homecoming/schedule

17 | Stroll the Square with classic cars

Whether you are a car and motorcycle aficionado or not, spend the morning checking out antique, classic, muscle, and model cars, trucks and motorcycles on the Georgetown Square. The event takes place on the third Saturday of every month. 8-10 a.m. Free. 710 S. Main St.,Georgetown. www.facebook.com/pistonsonthesquare

17 | Enjoy the Wolf Ranch Farmer’s Market

Take part of the weekly farmers market at Wolf Ranch Town Center. Attendees can find fresh fruit, vegetables, coffee and more homemade goods. 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wolf Ranch Town Center, 1015 W. University Ave., Georgetown. 512-555-1222. www.wolfranchfarmersmarket.com

17 | Wolf Ranch hosts health and wellness expo

Take part of a health and wellness expo at Wolf Ranch Town Center. The event will include health and wellness vendors, speakers, group fitness classes, raffles and giveaways. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Wolf Ranch Town Center, 1015 W. University Ave., Georgetown. 512-555-1222. www.wolfranchtowncenter.com

20 | Visit Sun City farmers marker

Enjoy fresh, locally grown produce such as eggs, meat and breads at the weekly event. Other products include raw honey, fresh popped kettle corn in different flavors, and homemade jellies and jams. Markets take place in Sun City on Tuesdays and in the Georgetown Public Library parking lot on Thursdays. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Sun City, 2 Texas Drive, Georgetown. www.wilcofarmersmarket.com

21 | Play music bingo

Barrels & Amps on the Georgetown Square hosts music bingo night each Wednesday. Guess the song or band from a snippet of a song; the first person to line up five names in a row wins. 7 p.m. Free. Barrels & Amps, 718 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-688-5717. www.barrelsandamps.com

22 | Southwestern University hosts artist talks

Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts presents virtual artist talks with student seniors. Join senior art majors Callie Bell, Hannah Mitchell and Vanessa Saldivar as they talk about their recent gallery exhibitions. Attendees should RSVP to receive a link. 6 -7:30 p.m. Free. 512-863-1504. www.southwestern.edu

22 | Enjoy classic jazz

Musical group, Bravo Tenore, offers an evening spent listening to tenors Cliff Butler, Paul Sanchez and Jorge Salazar sing Broadway classics such as “The Impossible Dream” from “Man of La Mancha” and “Maria” from “West Side Story.” 7:30 p.m. $24 (military, student and 55+), $26. Georgetown Palace Theatre, 810 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-869-7469. www.georgetownpalace.com

22-27 | Honor fallen soldiers

The national traveling memorial, Remembering Our Fallen: Post 9/11 War on Terror Tribute, honors service members who died in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as those who returned from war with post-traumatic stress disorder and died by suicide. Free. Wolf Ranch Town Center, 1015 W. University Ave., Georgetown. 512-930-8008. www.wolfranchtowncenter.com

30 | Enjoy virtual recitals

Southwestern University’s Sarofim School of Fine Arts hosts a virtual recital featuring student vocalists and musicians. “Musicale” is a regularly occurring recital that showcases student work throughout the semester. The event takes place on YouTube. 3 p.m. Free. YouTube search: Sarofim School of Fine Arts

May


04 | Learn about the historic Williamson County Courthouse

Join this monthly webinar about Georgetown’s history featuring a different topic each week. This week learn about the historic Williamson County Courthouse at the center of the Georgetown Square. The event takes place on Tuesdays via Zoom. Noon-1 p.m. Free. 512-930-3551. www.library.georgetown.com

07 | Tour the spirits of Georgetown

Take a historically accurate tour of the spirits, haunts and legends of downtown Georgetown with the Williamson Museum. There is a 15-person limit, and masks are required. 8-9 p.m. $15 (members and students), $20 (nonmembers). Georgetown Square, 716 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-943-1670. http://williamsonmuseum.org

08 through Nov.13 | Shop local artisans on the Square

Visit some of the featured booths with arts, crafts, jewelry, unique clothing, woodcrafts, ironworks, collectibles, stained glass and more on the Georgetown Square. There is also food and live music. The market takes place on the second Sunday of each month through November. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 103 W. Seventh St., Georgetown. 512-868-8675. www.thegeorgetownsquare.com

Live music


Barking Armadillo

507 River Bend | 512-240-5137 | https://barkingarmadillo.com

April

17 Earle Nelson, 7 p.m.

18 Steve the Brit, 2 p.m.

24 Craig Marshall, 7 p.m.

25 Richard Watson, 2 p.m.

May

1 Ryan Dale, 7 p.m.

8 Eley Buck Davis, 7 p.m.

9 Cinnamon Denise, 2 p.m.

Hardtails

1515 N. I-35 | 512-869-5454 | https://hardtailsbarandgrill.com

May

8 Neel Cole & Southern St, 8 p.m.

Roots Bistro

118 W. Eighth St. | 512-863-7080 | www.rootsinthesquare.com

April

20 Karaoke Night, 7 p.m.

May

8 Same Lee Grona & Kyle Piland, 7 p.m.

South Fork Fun, Food and Brew

3309 W. Hwy. 29 | 512-593-2376 | www.southforkgtx.com

April

9 Chris Manning, 7 p.m.

18 Blue Vibe, 6 p.m.

Sweet Lemon Kitchen

812 S. Church St. | 512-270-0812 | www.sweetlemonkitchen.com

April

23 Dan Guevara, 6 p.m.
By Fernanda Figueroa
Fernanda Figueroa graduated from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication and a second major in political science. Originally from the Rio Grande Valley, Fernanda now covers government and education for the city of Georgetown.


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